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Old 11-13-2014, 06:07 PM   #1
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Can anyone, (factory included) suggest where the most vulnerable spot is for mice to immigrate??

I have crawled and foamed every space and crack under the trailer. It is difficult around the front panel, rear panel, and slide rods. But i have tried. Mice still getting in. What is the most likely spot to look for?
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Old 11-13-2014, 06:17 PM   #2
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Get some essential oil of peppermint ( not food grade peppermint) . Put a few drops on a few cotton balls placed in an old coffee mug. and place in RV. Do not get oil on interior surfaces as it will damage them. Mice hate peppermint.
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Old 11-13-2014, 06:55 PM   #3
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Peppermint sounds interesting and different and worth a try. I have tried many other things with mixed results. The mice ate the Irish Spring soap bars that was suggested I try. I now pack all towels and bedding in plastic tubs with strong smelling drier sheets. That does not keep them from chewing the plastic coatings off my wiring though. Never leave toilet paper as they love to make messy nests out of it. I would like to hear more rodent proofing ideas as this always a problem for me. Mice ruining my camper makes me:
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Old 11-13-2014, 07:44 PM   #4
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Don't know for sure that it will work for mice, but for squirrels I was told the best thing to do was to get a jar with a metal cap, punch holes in the metal cap. Fill the jar with cotton balls. The to the drug store or such and buy the strongest, sweetest, cheapest perfume you can find. Pour the perfume over the cotton balls and place the cap on the jar. Then place the jar where it is your having rodent problems.

It seems that the rodents have a real nasal problem with super strong sweet smells. I guess this could be why the peppermint oil works.
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Old 11-13-2014, 08:12 PM   #5
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If you ever find where they are getting in, plug the hole with steel wool and spray foam. That should keep any more critters out from then on.
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Old 11-13-2014, 08:16 PM   #6
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I have no experience but next week when I lay our baby down to sleep for her hibernation we will use cab fresh, I like the video info I watched, time will tell.

As far as where they come in, any hole as small as a dime!
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Old 11-13-2014, 08:22 PM   #7
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I have no experience but next week when I lay our baby down to sleep for her hibernation we will use cab fresh, I like the video info I watched, time will tell.

As far as where they come in, any hole as small as a dime!
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Old 11-13-2014, 08:31 PM   #8
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Yeah, that stuff!

Does it work?
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Old 11-14-2014, 05:47 AM   #9
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Old 11-14-2014, 06:40 AM   #10
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We have steel wool at every pipes holes true the floor, and in the fall we put bounce sheets all over the inside, every door, drawers on the floor, on and under the mattress and every where you can think off, put a whole box in and it works good for us. Make sure you use BOUNCE as other brand dont work.Dont know what it is with Bounce but it does the job good......
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